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noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline

unwilling to submit to authority

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Never before had such an unruly burst of noises invaded the tranquility of Miss Pink's villa!
But I marvel, sir, that you should have risked a work of such beauty and value by bearing it at night through so unruly a crowd.
She managed the house, managed too the wild, unruly girls as no one had managed them before.
And is not a man reproached for flattery and meanness who subordinates the spirited animal to the unruly monster, and, for the sake of money, of which he can never have enough, habituates him in the days of his youth to be trampled in the mire, and from being a lion to become a monkey?
The unruly beast presently reared himself an end on his hind legs, and threw his lovely burthen from his back, and Jones caught her in his arms.
The rest of the team, however, had grown unruly during the last days of Spitz, and their surprise was great now that Buck proceeded to lick them into shape.
That which giveth wings to asses, that which milketh the lionesses:-- praised be that good, unruly spirit, which cometh like a hurricane unto all the present and unto all the populace,--
she finished, shooing Pollyanna into the house as she would shoo an unruly chicken into a coop.
I have struck the abuser of the whole family," returned the angry youth; "and, unless he teaches his tongue a wiser language, he had better part with it altogether, as the unruly member.
Unruly pupils may be unruly due to deep rooted problems, they may have family problems.
Synopsis: Compiled and edited by Roaslie Morales Kearns (the founder of Shade Mountain Press, a new feminist publishing house promoting literature by women) the thirty-six stories comprising "The Female Complaint: Tales of Unruly Women" are all by women authors and center around female characters who follow their own paths and tell the powers-that-be what they don't want to hear.
Barden also faces the charge of contributing to an unruly gathering - a charge that can be added if more than one violation is allegedly occurring at a party where alcohol is served.
Video ad tech company Unruly today announces revenues of $45.
An airline spokesperson of the budget airline said that the plane was diverted due to an unruly passenger.
Damning inspection report highlights problems with bullying and underachievement at Cardiff's Eastern High School Bullies, truants and unruly children obviously the education systems fault and nothing to do with the parental system then?